Arlington International Film Festival

Arlington International Film Festival
350 Massachusetts Ave * 167
Arlington, United States

Tel: 857 209 1122


Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Comedy Documentary Drama Experimental Foreign Language Gay and Lesbian Historical Independent Jewish Music Video Musical Short Student Women

Festival Overview

To foster an increased appreciation for all cultures by show-casing the real lives of people all over the world through independent films, and to nurture the next generation of talent filmmakers.


Fifth year


Best of Festival, Best Documentary, Best Feature Narrative, Best short Documentary, and Best short Narrative. Best Animation Best High School Filmmaker


Closed to the public

The Festival offers a unique opportunity for cross-cultural education by promoting understanding of the many cultures represented in our town and beyond. The Festival is a means for recognizing that such diversity enriches our community. We believe that our annual international film festival highlights core values and aspirations we share in common with our culturally diverse neighbors and with all members of the global human family.

Films will be screened as DVD in NTSC and/ or MP3, Mp4 format. If works are not in English, they must have English subtitles since all selected works will be shown in their original language.

There are no entry fees associated with this festival

Recent Festival News News
24th Sep 2015 AIFF & Boston Palestine Film Festival Special Presentation at MFA  
24th Sep 2015 PRI's The World - Don't Tell Anyone  
24th Sep 2015 Arlington International Film Festival to Feature Armenian Themes  
24th Sep 2015 AIFF OPENING NIGHT: Homage to Science and Technology presented by NOVA  
24th Sep 2015 AIFF Partners with Community and Immigration Leaders to present the Boston Pr...  
24th Sep 2015 AIFF: Special Screening with the Boston Jewish Film Festival  
24th Sep 2015 AIFF Celebrating First Time College Filmmakers from Around the World Honorin...  
24th Sep 2015 2015 AIFF Kick-Off: A world of ideas, emotions and vision  
24th Sep 2015 AIFF Honors the High School Filmmakers  
Known festival contacts Contacts
April L Ranck
Executive Director
Alberto Guzman
Film Submissions Films
2014 AIFF Awards Films
2014, awarded prize
ELENA - Petra Costa, Director | Brazil | 2012
2014, screened
2014, submitted
Power to the Pedals
2014, submitted
AEarly Morning
2014, submitted
Best Documentary Short” NOT ANYMORE: A Story of Revolution
2014, submitted
“Best Narrative Short” The Man Who Fed His Shadow
2014, submitted
Best Narrative: The Forgotten Kingdom
2014, submitted
Best Documentary: BOTSO: The Teacher from Tbilisi
2014, submitted
2012, awarded prize
Racing the Rez
2012, awarded prize
ALL ME: The Life and Time of Winfred Remebert
2012, submitted